Monday, October 6, 2008

Natural Dialogues: Art, Science, and Material Objects Graduate Student Symposium, Call for Papers

I just read on the Corporeality website about a really interesting looking symposium to be held at the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut called "Natural Dialogues: Art, Science, and Material Objects." The call for papers is open until October 14th, and the conference will take place February 21, 2009.

Just a few possible areas of possible inquiry, suggested by the symposium organizers:
• networks of artists and scientists
• artist/scientist collaborations
• art and the natura world
• the philosophical concept of the sublime
• science museum displays
• scientific illustration

For a complete list of suggested topics and further information, check out the Corporeality website.

Image: Gautier d'Agoty, from the book Myologie complette en couleur et grandeur naturelle : composee de l'Essai et de la Suite de l'Essai d'anatomie, en tableaux imprimes; ouvrage unique, utile et necessaire aux etudians & amateurs de cette science, 1746.


bioephemera said...

Awww, I wish it was open to postgrads as well as graduate students. Sounds like a wonderful suite of topics!

JE said...

That makes two of us! It sounds pretty amazing...

Anonymous said...

the link to the corporeality site isn't working. can you provide url in a comment/reply?

JE said...

Sorry about that, Dan. Its fixed, and here is the link: